Sociology: Social Theory

  • Power and Inequality: Critical Readings for a New Era book cover

    Power and Inequality

    Critical Readings for a New Era

    Edited by Levon Chorbajian, Daniel Egan

    Successfully bringing together accessible readings that cover the broad range of issues of importance to those studying politics and society, this volume provides a unique mix of theoretical and empirical pieces, such as state and electoral politics, that address both classic issues in political…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge

  • Culture and Economy: Contemporary Perspectives book cover

    Culture and Economy

    Contemporary Perspectives

    Edited by Ullrich Kockel

    This title was first published in 2002. For many regions, 'culture' is considered the only viable resource they have for economic development. Neo-liberalist economics has become the dominant paradigm across a wide range of cultural contexts, while the cultural contingency of this paradigm itself…

    Paperback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Routledge Handbook of Marx's Capital: A Global History of Translation, Dissemination and Reception book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Marx's Capital

    A Global History of Translation, Dissemination and Reception

    Edited by Marcello Musto, Babak Amini

    Marx’s Capital has been the focus of widespread interest in the wake of the international financial crisis that erupted in 2008, as hundreds of leading daily and weekly papers throughout the world discussed the contemporary relevance of its pages. Many are again looking to an author who in the past…

    Hardback – 2018-12-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Neo-Materialism: From Bio Power to Social Movements book cover

    Neo-Materialism

    From Bio Power to Social Movements

    By Graeme Chesters, Ian Welsh

    This book describes the emergence of a new materialist orientation in social theory, driven by acknowledgement of the centrality and irreducibility of difference as a key concept in both the social and natural sciences and the problems this poses for scientific enquiry, political decision-making…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Sociology

  • Children's Agency: A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective book cover

    Children's Agency

    A Critical, Psychosocial Perspective

    By Sheila Greene, Elizabeth Nixon

    This novel book approaches the topic of children’s agency from a fresh perspective, emphasising what psychological and developmental science can bring to a debate which has been dominated by sociology and anthropology. It reviews research on agency from family, school and wider society domains,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge

  • Everyday Moralities: Doing it Ourselves in an Age of Uncertainty book cover

    Everyday Moralities

    Doing it Ourselves in an Age of Uncertainty

    By Nicholas Hookway

    From increasing divorce rates and the decline of life-long commitments, to an excessive concern with self and consumerism, plenty of evidence has been provided for the claim that morality is in decline in the West, yet little is known about how people make-sense of and experience their everyday…

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Morality, Society and Culture

  • The Pedagogy of Economic Crises: Crisis Dynamics, Construals, and Lessons book cover

    The Pedagogy of Economic Crises

    Crisis Dynamics, Construals, and Lessons

    Edited by Bob Jessop, Karim Knio

    Hardback – 2018-11-30 
    Routledge
    Routledge Frontiers of Political Economy

  • Sex Guides: Books and Films about Sexuality for Young Adults book cover

    Sex Guides

    Books and Films about Sexuality for Young Adults

    By Patty Campbell

    The history of the sex guide for adolescents documents the quite unconscious movement of Western culture’s ideas about sex and youth, revealing the heritage of our own sexual beliefs and codes of behaviour. The first section of this book, first published in 1986, traces the development of the sex…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • The Erotic Motive in Literature book cover

    The Erotic Motive in Literature

    By Albert Mordell

    This work, first published in 1919, is an endeavour to apply some of the methods of psychoanalysis to literature. It traces a writer’s books back to the outward and inner events of their life and to reveal of their unconscious. This unconscious is largely identical with the mental love fantasies in…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Double Talk: The Erotics of Male Literary Collaboration book cover

    Double Talk

    The Erotics of Male Literary Collaboration

    By Wayne Koestenbaum

    Sigmund Freud and Josef Breuer on hysteria, J.A. Symonds and Havelock Ellis on sexuality, a novel by Ford Madox Ford and Joseph Conrad, The Waste Land of T.S. Eliot (and Ezra Pound), even the Lyrical Ballads of Wordsworth and Coleridge: men making books together. Wayne Koestenbaum's startling…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Performing La Mestiza: Textual Representations of Lesbians of Color and the Negotiation of Identities book cover

    Performing La Mestiza

    Textual Representations of Lesbians of Color and the Negotiation of Identities

    By Ellen M. Gil-Gomez

    This book, first published in 2000, explores the intersections of race, gender and gay identities in writings by contemporary American lesbians of colour in order to show how this subject is sometimes ignored, sometimes brutalised and is very rarely able to survive on her own terms by constructing…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

  • Proust, Cole Porter, Michelangelo, Marc Almond and Me: Writings by Gay Men on Their Lives and Lifestyles from the Archives of the National Lesbian and Gay Survey book cover

    Proust, Cole Porter, Michelangelo, Marc Almond and Me

    Writings by Gay Men on Their Lives and Lifestyles from the Archives of the National Lesbian and Gay Survey

    By National Lesbian & Gay Survey

    Drawn from years of archive material, this collection, first published in 1993, portrays the voices and experience of over sixty gay men from all walks of life. Here are presented the difficulties of coming out, but also the diverse nature of gay relationships and the impact of HIV and AIDS.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Literature and Sexuality

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